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I have diabetes,hepc, end stage liver disease,

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I have diabetes,hepc, end stage liver disease, thrombocytalopathy likely related to E$LD stable, no bleeding. And liver cancer with 14 or so showing up, some 5.9cm across. My paper work reads / IMPRESSION lobular, very heterogeneous liver with scattered low-density regions, mainly in the right lobe of the liver ,worrisome for focal neoplasm. Splenic varices as well as small esophageal varices. Large lateral right renal cyst. Dense renal pyramids, suggesting medullary sponge kidney. Exx
Dr. David :

Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.

Dr. David :

wow, sounds like you have lots of issues going on.

Dr. David :

have you had one of these liver lesions biopsied to see what type of cancer is in the liver?

Customer:

i think multifocal hepatocellular carcinoma

Customer:

multifocal hepatocellular carcinoma can you answer my question, how long do you think i will live?

Customer:

r u there

Dr. David :

yes.

Dr. David :

sorry for the delay.

Dr. David :

survival is different for different patients who have hepatocellular carcinoma.

Dr. David :

average survival can be about 2 years for patients who receive therapy .

Dr. David :

that means about 1/2 life longer than 2 years and 1/2 life shorter than 2 years.

Dr. David :

but no one can say for sure how long any one patient can live for.

Customer:

I was told i more then likey have a few months, what test would tell

Dr. David : There is no one test which will tell how long you have to live
Dr. David : if you have high liver enzyme levels this means lots of liver inflammation and poor liver function
Dr. David : this could mean shorter survival
Dr. David : if you have low albumin levels, high ammonia levels, high calcium levels this can all cause shorter survival
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